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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Chronic Health Conditions--By Risks, Conditions, and Quality of Life Measures

Has a doctor, nurse, or other health professional EVER told you that you had any of the following?

(Ever told) you had any other types of cancer?

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 8,844 817 6.3 5.8- 6.9 8,027 93.7 93.1-94.2
GENDER
Male 3,447 254 4.9 4.2- 5.8 3,193 95.1 94.2-95.8
Female 5,397 563 7.6 6.8- 8.6 4,834 92.4 91.4-93.2
Have Health Insurance
Yes 7,513 770 7.2 6.6- 8.0 6,743 92.8 92.0-93.4
No 1,302 46 2.8 2.0- 4.0 1,256 97.2 96.0-98.0
Body Mass Index
Underweight 147 *** *** *** *** *** ***
Recommended Range 2,622 248 5.9 5.0- 6.9 2,374 94.1 93.1-95.0
Overweight 2,964 275 6.3 5.4- 7.4 2,689 93.7 92.6-94.6
Obese 2,544 233 6.9 5.9- 8.2 2,311 93.1 91.8-94.1
Current Smoker
No 7,144 681 6.4 5.8- 7.0 6,463 93.6 93.0-94.2
Yes 1,538 126 6.4 5.0- 8.1 1,412 93.6 91.9-95.0
History of CVD**
Yes 1,168 182 15.5 12.9-18.7 986 84.5 81.3-87.1
No 7,590 625 5.3 4.8- 5.9 6,965 94.7 94.1-95.2
Binge Drinker
No 7,655 751 6.9 6.3- 7.6 6,904 93.1 92.4-93.7
Yes 800 30 2.9 1.9- 4.6 770 97.1 95.4-98.1
Heavy Drinker
No 8,078 755 6.4 5.8- 7.0 7,323 93.6 93.0-94.2
Yes 363 *** *** *** *** *** ***
COPD
Yes 830 137 14.2 11.4-17.6 693 85.8 82.4-88.6
No 7,970 675 5.7 5.2- 6.3 7,295 94.3 93.7-94.8
Current Asthma
Yes 740 78 7.3 5.5- 9.8 662 92.7 90.2-94.5
No 8,060 734 6.3 5.7- 6.9 7,326 93.7 93.1-94.3
Diabetes
Yes 1,323 191 13.5 11.2-16.1 1,132 86.5 83.9-88.8
No 7,515 626 5.4 4.9- 6.0 6,889 94.6 94.0-95.1
Disability
Yes 2,525 380 12.6 11.0-14.4 2,145 87.4 85.6-89.0
No 6,197 428 4.5 3.9- 5.0 5,769 95.5 95.0-96.1

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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